Comprehension Questions – #8 Midnight on the Moon

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By Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie travel to the moon as they try to find their fourth and last special thing.  They have a fun adventure exploring the moon in space suits and a moon buggy.

Chapter 1

  1. Why did Annie want to go to the tree house at midnight? She had a feeling the moon would help them     p.  4
  2. Why didn’t Annie want Jack to bring a flashlight?  The moon was bright enough to light the way   p.5
  3. What are the three special things they’ve found so far? Moonstone, mango, mammoth bone  p.6
  4. Why did Jack say it was impossible to go to the moon? There was no air, they would boil if it was day andfreeze if it was night      p. 9

Chapter 2 

  1. Where did Jack and Annie read they had landed? On a moon base     p. 13
  2. How could Jack and Annie breathe on the moon base?  Air and temperature controls     p. 15
  3. What did Jack and Annie see out the window?    Sun, moon and an ink black sky    p. 17

Chapter 3

  1. What was in the spacesuit storeroom?  White suits, air tanks, helmets, gloves, boots    p. 20
  2. What did Jack compare the room to? An armor room in a castle       p. 20
  3. How did Jack feel as he walked around in his suit?  Like a snowman     p. 23

Chapter 4

  1. What was the blue and white ball that glowed far away? Earth    p. 26
  2. What did Annie feel like as she bounded around? A moon rabbit     p. 27
  3. Why did Annie need to help Jack up when he fell over? He was off balance, his suit was too clumsy, the dust was too deep      p. 29
  4. What vehicle did Jack and Annie find?  A moon buggy    p. 30

Chapter 5

  1. What did the moon buggy buck like as Annie drove it?  Bronco   p. 33
  2. What did the moon look like?   Barren with giant gray rocks and craters      p. 35
  3. Who put the American flag on the moon?   The first astronauts who landed on the moon     p. 36
  4. What did Annie see through the telescope?   A moon man    p. 39

Chapter 6

  1. Why did Jack want to get to the moon base?  He wanted to get away from the moon man    p. 40
  2. What fell to the moon and trapped Jack and Annie?   A meteorite     p. 42
  3. What happened to Jack and Annie as they jumped over the meteorite? They both fell down p. 44
  4. Who was standing above Annie when she was stuck on the ground?   The moon man    p. 46

Chapter 7

  1. Who helped Annie stand up?  The moon man     p. 47
  2. What was the moon man wearing on his back?    A jet pack  p. 48
  3. How did Jack communicate with the moon man? His notebook and pencil    p. 49
  4. What did the moon man draw on the paper?  A star map    p. 50

Chapter 8

  1. Why was it getting hard for the children to breathe?  They were running out of air    p.52
  2. What did Jack draw on the star map? He connected the stars together and made a constellation    p. 57
  3. What did the constellation look like?  A mouse    p. 57
  4. What was the fourth special thing?  A mouse    p. 57

Chapter 9 

  1. Who was Peanut?   Morgan le Fay   p. 60
  2. Who turned her into a mouse?  Merlin    p. 63

Chapter 10

  1. Where is Morgan from?  Camelot     p.66
  2. What did Morgan thank Jack for?  His love of knowledge   p. 66
  3. What did she thank Annie for?  Her belief in the impossible    p. 66
  4. How did Morgan go to Camelot?  In the magic tree house   p. 67

 

Questions without Answers

Chapter 1

  1. Why did Annie want to go to the tree house at midnight?
  2. Why didn’t Annie want Jack to bring a flashlight?
  3. What are the three special things they’ve found so far? 
  4. Why did Jack say it was impossible to go to the moon?

Chapter 2

  1. Where did Jack and Annie read they had landed?
  2. How could Jack and Annie breathe on the moon base?
  3. What did Jack and Annie see out the window?

Chapter 3

  1. What was in the spacesuit storeroom?
  2. What did Jack compare the room to?
  3. How did Jack feel as he walked around in his suit?

Chapter 4

  1. What was the blue and white ball that glowed far away?
  2. What did Annie feel like as she bounded around?
  3. Why did Annie need to help Jack up when he fell over?
  4. What vehicle did Jack and Annie find?

Chapter 5

  1. What did the moon buggy buck like as Annie drove it?
  2. What did the moon look like?
  3. Who put the American flag on the moon?
  4. What did Annie see through the telescope?  

Chapter 6

  1. Why did Jack want to get to the moon base?
  2. What fell to the moon and trapped Jack and Annie?  
  3. What happened to Jack and Annie as they jumped over the meteorite?
  4. Who was standing above Annie when she was stuck on the ground?

Chapter 7

  1. Who helped Annie stand up?  
  2. What was the moon man wearing on his back?  
  3. How did Jack communicate with the moon man?
  4. What did the moon man draw on the paper?

Chapter 8

  1. Why was it getting hard for the children to breathe? 
  2. What did Jack draw on the star map?
  3. What did the constellation look like?
  4. What was the fourth special thing?

Chapter 9

  1. Who was Peanut?
  2. Who turned her into a mouse? 

Chapter 10

  1. Where is Morgan from?
  2. What did Morgan thank Jack for?
  3. What did she thank Annie for?
  4. How did Morgan go to Camelot? 

 

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